Using Your Own Blood for Facial Rejuvenation
A Vampire Facial® isn’t actually a traditional facial. Also known as a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) facial, the process involves taking a small amount of your own blood and separating out the platelets from the plasma using a spinning centrifuge. When the platelets are isolated, the platelets are re-injected into your face. This can be done with a needle or by using a microneedling process. The growth factors in platelets have been shown to stimulate tissue regeneration and collagen production. With increased collagen, your skin can return to a plump and youthful appearance, minimizing skin imperfections.
Skin Conditions Improved by Vampire Facials
Our Vampire Facials in Aurora can minimize the appearance of:
- Wrinkles and lines
- Brown spots (melasma)
A Vampire Facial is a medical treatment that should be performed by a well-trained technician. Dr. Serota’s staff has extensive experience to not only draw blood but also isolate and re-inject platelets using safe, sterile protocols. Since your own blood is utilized for the treatment the risks of side effects are limited. Making the right choice for treatment is important to reduce the risk of complications or side effects such as bleeding, swelling or infection.
Skin Types for Vampire Facials
Vampire Facials are suitable for all skin types, but it may not be the best treatment for people who have active acne, eczema, rosacea, poor wound healing, etc.
Recovery Times & Results for Vampire Facials
Similar to a microneedling treatment, your skin may appear red and slightly swollen or bruised for 24-48 hours after treatment. Most people see initial results within one week, with full results visible in 1-2 months. For maximum benefit, you might be required to repeat the treatment every four weeks for three treatments.
Free Skin Evaluation
When you come in for your free skin evaluation, our team will assess your current skin condition, discuss your goals and let you know if a Vampire Facial is right for you. Contact us today.